December weather forecast
Boca Chica, Panama

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Boca Chica, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and an average low of 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still moderately hot 28.8°C (83.8°F). In Boca Chica, Panama, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in December is computed to be a tropical 33.2°C (91.8°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Boca Chica is 75%.

Rainfall

In Boca Chica, Panama, in December, it is raining for 16.9 days, with typically 51mm (2.01") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 265.2 rainfall days, and 1776mm (69.92") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January, February, July, September through December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Boca Chica.
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11h and 40min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:27 and sunset at 18:08. On the last day of December, in Boca Chica, Panama, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 18:21 EST.

Sunshine

In Boca Chica, the average sunshine in December is 9.3h.

UV index

May, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Boca Chica?

In Boca Chica, Panama, in December, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F). In December, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is computed to be 33.2°C (91.8°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Boca Chica?

In December, the average relative humidity in Boca Chica is 75%.

How many days does it rain in December in Boca Chica?

In Boca Chica, in December, during 16.9 rainfall days, 51mm (2.01") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Boca Chica?

The months with the coldest seawater in Boca Chica are January, February, July, September through December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

How warm is the water in December in Boca Chica?

In December, the average sea temperature in Boca Chica is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Boca Chica?

The month with the shortest days in Boca Chica, Panama, is December, with an average of 11h and 40min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Boca Chica?

In December, the average day length in Boca Chica is 11h and 40min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Boca Chica?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:27 and sunset at 18:08. On the last day of the month, in Boca Chica, Panama, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 18:21 EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Boca Chica have in December?

In Boca Chica, the average sunshine duration in December is 9.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Boca Chica?

May, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in December in Boca Chica?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Boca Chica, Panama, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average temperature in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.8°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (27.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (22°C).

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Average pressure in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average pressure in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average pressure in December: 1010.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average wind speed in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (11.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.3km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average humidity in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average humidity in December: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (63%).

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Average rainfall in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average rainfall in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average rainfall in December: 51mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (303mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (12mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average rainfall days in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average rainfall days in December: 16.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average sea temperature in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March, April, May, June and August (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, July, September, October, November and December (28°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 40min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 35min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 40min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 7h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average sunshine days in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (0.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average UV index in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average UV index in December: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, June, July and September (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, August, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average cloud cover in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average cloud cover in December: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in December
Boca Chica, Panama

Average visibility in December - Boca Chica, Panama
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).

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